“Chronic hepatitis B and C cause more deaths worldwide
than tuberculosis or even HIV/AIDS,” stated Dr Shahab Abid, Professor
and Head of Gastroenterology, Aga Khan University, at a public awareness
session held to mark World Hepatitis Day at the University Hospital.
July 27, 2014
Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, according to a study by an international consortium of researchers led by IHME. AKU researchers included Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta and Dr Muhammad Imran Nisar.
July 22, 2014
Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health conducted the survey, with technical and financial support from UNICEF, Central Statistics Office, Aga Khan University and the Silk Route.
July 18, 2014
Providing basic medical services, including polio
vaccinations, to children in Pakistan’s poorest and most conflict-ridden
areas is the key to ending polio worldwide, argues Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta
in a comment piece in this week’s Nature.
July 16, 2014
A new study has revealed that babies born to healthy
mothers worldwide grow similarly in the womb and are of strikingly
similar size at birth.
July 7, 2014
The Aga Khan University’s Communicators’ Network June meeting was the forum for a special presentation by Ruby Lee, Digital Communications Manager, Advancement Office, University of Melbourne.
June 24, 2014
Nadia was about to become another statistic: one of the 87 per cent of girls in Balochistan who drop out of primary school.
June 10, 2014
What could 4 faculty members, 79 students in two trans-continental universities, have in common?
They are all participants in a Science of Early Child Development course delivered
across Aga Khan University and University of Toronto campuses in Canada,
Pakistan, Tanzania and Uganda.
June 5, 2014
Anum Shiraz and Sehrish Parwaiz, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery’s General Nursing Diploma programme, secured the first and third positions respectively in the recently concluded examinations conducted by the Sindh Nurses Examination Board, Karachi.
June 3, 2014
One third of adults in Pakistan are overweight or obese, and the gender gap in excess weight is widening, with more women gaining weight than men, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries, published in The Lancet.
May 29, 2014